Prof. Ian Cummingham


Ian Cunningham currently chairs Strategic Developments International Ltd. and the not-for-profit Centre for Self Managed Learning. He is Visiting Professor in Organisational Capability at Middlesex University and he is on the Adjunct Faculty of the Fielding Institute, California. He was Chief Executive of Roffey Park Management Institute (UK) from 1987 to 1993. He has worked in business schools (as a Head of Division and as a Senior Research Fellow). He has also been a trainer, a manager and a research chemist, and he has served on the boards of companies in the travel and the insurance sectors. He has been a Visiting Professor in the USA (at the University of Utah) and in India, and a Visiting Fellow at Sheffield Business School. He was a founding director of the UK Training Centre for NLP and of the Centre for the Study of Change. He has recently worked on the MS (Organisation Development) at Pepperdine University, California; the PhD programme at the Fielding Institute, California and the MBA at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.
He has published over 100 books, articles and papers on organisational change, learning, strategic development, strategic management, leadership, management development, self management and cross-cultural management. He is also a member of the editorial board for ‘Strategic Direction’ and for the Croner’s ‘A-Z Guide for HRM Professionals’.
Organisations with whom he has worked recently include: – Abbey National (UK), Anglian Water (UK), Arun District Council (UK), Barclays Bank (UK), Beiersdorf (Germany), Birmingham City Council (UK), Birmingham Midshires (UK), Cable and Wireless (UK and North America), Debenhams (UK), Ericsson (UK), Finland Post, Goldman Sachs International (UK), Granada Group (UK), ICL (UK), the Irish Management Institute, KPMG (UK), Liverpool Victoria (UK), NHS, NOP Research Group (UK), PPP healthcare (UK), Prudential Assurance (UK), Rába (Hungary), Sainsbury’s (UK), SOK (Finland) and Zurich Financial Services (Italy, Spain and Switzerland).
Conference presentations have included: – World Future Society, Washington DC, USA (managing change); Learning Company Conference, Boston, USA (strategic learning); Self Managed Work Teams Global Network, Perth and Sydney, Australia (self managed teams and learning); Center for Creative Leadership, Colorado, USA (the impact of leadership); Management Centre Europe Global HR Conference, Vienna (implementing learning organisations); Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Harrogate, UK (how managers learn).


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